Tag Archives Mercy & Justice

Silver Kresna Wayang Shadow Puppet Pendant and Necklace endowed with Virtuous Qualities of Love and Kindness

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Kresna is the Javanese name for the Indian Hindu god Krishna (Sanskrit: Kṛṣṇa), one of the avatars of Vishnu (Sanskrit: Viṣṇu; Javanese: Whisnu). This divinity plays a major role in the mythological epics of the Mahābhārata and Bhagavad Gītā. Faithful Hindus in Bali and Java, as well as in India, worship him as the god ...

Islamic Occult Ring carrying an Encoded Formula of Solomonic Ritual Magic

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A real Muslim ring makes the perfect talisman for everyday use, as it can be worn on one's hand on almost every occasion. Some people, however, prefer to take it off when going to the restroom, though it should be noted that this general rule does not apply to this particular amulet. Indeed, since the ...

Balinese Ganesha Elephant Head God Pendant including Solid Silver Necklace

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In Bali, the elephant head god Gaṇeśa holds a special place in the daily ritual worship that is performed by the indigenous Hindu community. The deity is primarily associated with good fortune. Hence the owner of this traditional Indonesian amulet can beseech Gaṇeśa for blessings before starting a job or beginning any other new and ...

Amorous Garut Jasper Gem Amulet with Rare Blue Speckles of Apatite

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Naturally rich jasper deposits can be found in the valleys near Garut, West Java. The opaque quartz from this mountainous area comes in a wide variety of colors – in this case, a mixture of brown, blue, and white. Especially the blue variants of jasper are rarely seen, which makes this particular gemstone a very ...

Javanese Semar and Petruk Divinities Coin Amulet

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Semar and Petruk both are Javanese divinities, belonging to the group of four Punakawan (pronounced: Punokawan) deities. Semar is the eldest among them, followed by Bagong, Petruk, and Gareng. Petruk has a very fierce character, whereas Semar is characterized by peace and wisdom. Legend has it that Petruk used to be a benevolent rākṣasa demon. ...